Easy Asparagus Side Dish

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 13 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • About This Recipe

    “This dish is SO easy and fast, but it looks amazingly elegant and impressive on the plate alongside a variety of main dishes. Try it!”


  • 1bunchfresh asparagus
  • 1 -2clovegarlic
  • 2tablespoonsbutter
  • Directions

  • Cut bottoms off asparagus, then cut remainder of stalks into 2-inch pieces.
  • Melt butter in pan over medium heat- do not burn.
  • Add garlic for about 30 seconds, then add asparagus.
  • Stir fry until asparagus is tender.
  • Reviews

  • “This side dish was good.I added a little salt to it, and that made it a lot better.It was easy to make and I will be making it again.”

  • “Wow, awesome little side dish. I added a teaspoon of onion powder and a few splashes of red cooking wine while the asparagus was cooking, about half way through. It is out of this world! Would make a great snack too. Will keep this one handy!!”

  • “Thank you for an easy, very tasty recipe that’s a cut above the usual steamed asparagus.It went well with the baked chicken I served tonight.”

  • “This is an amazingly easy recipe. It gets done in no time flat and tastes wonderful. It does need some salt, but other than that it is perfection.”

  • “Delicious asparagus!!I used becel margarine instead of the butter, very easy to put together, we loved the garlic with the asparagus, so simple a combination and so delicious a result!!Thanks for posting I will be making this again.”

  • “Quick and tasty!Thank you, Grace!”

  • “I made this dish at a cook out and eveyone raved over it!I loved this fast and tasty dish”

  • “Needs a bit more garlic than the recipe calls for, I think, but very easy and surprisingly tasty for the effort involved.”

  • “This was an easy and delicious asparagus dish!I will make it many times more!Thank you!”

  • “Nice easy recipe. Err on the heavy side with the garlic. Some pinenuts would be a nice addition too. Ate this with some Dijonnaise and pasta as part of a quickie meal.”

  • “Absolutely yummy!This is so easy to make and tasted great.I only used 1 garlic clove, but think I will use 2 next time.Thanks for a great recipe!”

  • “This was so good and SOOO easy. I used the kind of garlic that is already cut and in a jar with oil. I sprinked grated parmesan on top when it was done. I also cooked it for 10 minutes with the lid on the pan, stirring frequently.”

  • “Wonderful and easy!The taste is fantastic and the asparagus so tender.I wasn’t sure how long to cook it, but once it started to stir fry a couple of tender checks was all it took. “